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A-Z of patient leaflets by title

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This page lists patient leaflets by their title. Please use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you.

If you are not sure which leaflet titles are relevant to you, see our list of leaflets grouped by department/topic.

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Long-term oxygen therapy

Description:
This leaflet provides information for patients and their relatives about how best to use long-term oxygen therapy at home. If you have any further questions, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Looking after your socks

Description:
This leaflet gives you information about looking after the socks that you will be given following your amputation.

Looking after your wound that has been glued

Description:
This leaflet gives you information on how to look after your wound.

Loop diathermy under local or general anaesthetic following a colposcopy

Description:
This leaflet provides information about having a loop diathermy, which is also known as a large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ). It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Loopogram

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a loopogram, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Low back pain

Description:
This booklet provides information on Low Back Pain, the common causes and how physiotherapy can help

Low iodine diet

Description:
This diet is suitable for people who are to be treated with radioactive iodine. This information leaflet explains the reasons for limiting foods that are high in iodine and suggests low iodine alternatives.

Low level laser therapy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about low level laser therapy used in podiatry, including the benefits, risks, any alternative treatments and what you can expect when you come to the clinic.

Low-dye strapping

Description:
This leaflet explains more about low-dye strapping, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Lowering your cholesterol: first steps

Description:
If you have been diagnosed with a high cholesterol level, this leaflet explains some simple changes you can make to your diet and lifestyle to help to lower it.

Lowering your cholesterol: next steps

Description:
You will find this diet sheet useful if you have already reduced the amount of saturated fats in your diet and would like some more ideas on how to lower your cholesterol.

Lumbar puncture

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a lumbar puncture, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information about what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Lung biopsy - Information for patients

Description:
This information sheet is designed to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a lung biopsy. It includes the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come into hospital.

Lung diagnostic pathway CNS

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about your respiratory diagnostic pathway team, and what you can expect from them.

Lutetium therapy

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having lutetium therapy for neuroendocrine tumours.

Lymphoedema clinic

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the lymphoedema clinic that is linked to cancer services provided at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Lymphoma - Your haemato-oncology team - Information for patients with lymphoma

Description:
This leaflet will give you information about the consultants and their colleagues who specialise in the treatment of patients with lymphoma.
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